Schedule of Classes




2022 Summer: May 18 - August 9
Stateside hybrid classes for Winter 2023 and Spring 2023 will be made available the weekend of September 9th, 2022. Registration will open September 12th, 2022.

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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50282 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wall, Kurt W Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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50283 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hervey, Stacey R Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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50623 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Barney, Brenda Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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50624 6983 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cruz, Amanda J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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51372 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brooker, Dale J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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51373 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Donald, Jennifer S Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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51423 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Goodrich, Alison Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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51430 6383 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Derrick P Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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51448 6384 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Milner, Harvey L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53301 4010 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 M 6:30P-9:30P Open College Park (Hybrid)
Faculty: Jones, Stephen M Bldg/Room: William E. Kirwan Hall (MATH) 0304 Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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54279 6385 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hicks, Maurice R Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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54454 6984 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McDonnell, Jacelyn A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An introduction to the three primary components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, courts, and corrections. The objective is to identify the components of the system, the practitioners within the system and their role in policy formation and implementation, and the major theoretical tenets of criminal behavior. Topics include community relations, the impact of criminal behavior, and the importance of research in the field of criminal justice.
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54531 6985 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Leigh, Oliver W Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 101 Introduction to Investigative Forensics (3)
A survey of the practical applications of forensic science. The aim is to learn to apply the scientific method to forensic evidence and distinguish between reality and popular misperceptions of the roles and importance of forensic science and its practitioners. Discussion covers the "CSI effect," the scientific method as it applies to forensic evidence, ethical practices, and legal aspects of the field. Topics include the definition of forensic science and how it has evolved, disciplines within the field, ethical codes, and case law.
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50386 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: O'Neill, Danielle L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 101 Introduction to Investigative Forensics (3)
A survey of the practical applications of forensic science. The aim is to learn to apply the scientific method to forensic evidence and distinguish between reality and popular misperceptions of the roles and importance of forensic science and its practitioners. Discussion covers the "CSI effect," the scientific method as it applies to forensic evidence, ethical practices, and legal aspects of the field. Topics include the definition of forensic science and how it has evolved, disciplines within the field, ethical codes, and case law.
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51496 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: O'Neill, Danielle L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 101 Introduction to Investigative Forensics (3)
A survey of the practical applications of forensic science. The aim is to learn to apply the scientific method to forensic evidence and distinguish between reality and popular misperceptions of the roles and importance of forensic science and its practitioners. Discussion covers the "CSI effect," the scientific method as it applies to forensic evidence, ethical practices, and legal aspects of the field. Topics include the definition of forensic science and how it has evolved, disciplines within the field, ethical codes, and case law.
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51526 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kissel, Crystal D.C Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 101 Introduction to Investigative Forensics (3)
A survey of the practical applications of forensic science. The aim is to learn to apply the scientific method to forensic evidence and distinguish between reality and popular misperceptions of the roles and importance of forensic science and its practitioners. Discussion covers the "CSI effect," the scientific method as it applies to forensic evidence, ethical practices, and legal aspects of the field. Topics include the definition of forensic science and how it has evolved, disciplines within the field, ethical codes, and case law.
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54325 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McGill, William P Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 105 Introduction to Criminology (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An exploration of the nature and causes of crime and criminal behavior. Topics include what we rationally know about crime, theoretical explanations of criminal behavior, and how to conduct research to explore the nature and extent of crime and criminal behavior.
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50363 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pavlik, James L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 105 Introduction to Criminology (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An exploration of the nature and causes of crime and criminal behavior. Topics include what we rationally know about crime, theoretical explanations of criminal behavior, and how to conduct research to explore the nature and extent of crime and criminal behavior.
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51374 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Alexander, Thomas S Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 105 Introduction to Criminology (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An exploration of the nature and causes of crime and criminal behavior. Topics include what we rationally know about crime, theoretical explanations of criminal behavior, and how to conduct research to explore the nature and extent of crime and criminal behavior.
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51375 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Frantzen, Durant H Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 105 Introduction to Criminology (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) An exploration of the nature and causes of crime and criminal behavior. Topics include what we rationally know about crime, theoretical explanations of criminal behavior, and how to conduct research to explore the nature and extent of crime and criminal behavior.
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54432 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pomeranz, Heather L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 230 Criminal Law in Action (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An exploration of how criminal cases are handled, including factors related to how a case is charged and criminal liability. Focus is on the substantive elements of criminal law and on the historical development of criminal law in the United States. Topics include the basic elements of and defenses to criminal liability, crimes against people, crimes against property, and the defenses and justifications commonly used to negate criminal responsibility.
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50284 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pearson, Michael R Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 230 Criminal Law in Action (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An exploration of how criminal cases are handled, including factors related to how a case is charged and criminal liability. Focus is on the substantive elements of criminal law and on the historical development of criminal law in the United States. Topics include the basic elements of and defenses to criminal liability, crimes against people, crimes against property, and the defenses and justifications commonly used to negate criminal responsibility.
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51004 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bailey, Erica J. Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 230 Criminal Law in Action (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An exploration of how criminal cases are handled, including factors related to how a case is charged and criminal liability. Focus is on the substantive elements of criminal law and on the historical development of criminal law in the United States. Topics include the basic elements of and defenses to criminal liability, crimes against people, crimes against property, and the defenses and justifications commonly used to negate criminal responsibility.
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51376 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McGuinn, Colleen E Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 230 Criminal Law in Action (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An exploration of how criminal cases are handled, including factors related to how a case is charged and criminal liability. Focus is on the substantive elements of criminal law and on the historical development of criminal law in the United States. Topics include the basic elements of and defenses to criminal liability, crimes against people, crimes against property, and the defenses and justifications commonly used to negate criminal responsibility.
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51910 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Molitoris, Megan M. Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 234 Criminal Procedure and Evidence (3)
A study of the general principles of criminal procedure. Emphasis is on the history and evolution of criminal procedure in the United States and the fundamental components of criminal procedure, including privacy, reasonableness, probable cause, search and seizure, search warrants, interrogations, and the trial process. Topics include the criminal justice process and the connections between the law, the criminal justice process, criminal procedure, and evidence.
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51377 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: McKee, Lindsey L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 234 Criminal Procedure and Evidence (3)
A study of the general principles of criminal procedure. Emphasis is on the history and evolution of criminal procedure in the United States and the fundamental components of criminal procedure, including privacy, reasonableness, probable cause, search and seizure, search warrants, interrogations, and the trial process. Topics include the criminal justice process and the connections between the law, the criminal justice process, criminal procedure, and evidence.
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53207 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shandler, Joshua D Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 301 Criminalistics I: The Comparative Disciplines (4)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100, CCJS 101, or CCJS 105. Recommended: CCJS 234. An intensive study of the analysis of physical evidence in the crime laboratory, with practical laboratory exercises. The objective is to apply skills expected of an entry-level professional in the investigative forensics field that are necessary for the practical analysis of evidence in a criminal investigation. Topics include the comparative disciplines, including impression evidence analysis, trace evidence analysis, and firearms analysis.
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50387 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wilson, Stacey L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 301 Criminalistics I: The Comparative Disciplines (4)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100, CCJS 101, or CCJS 105. Recommended: CCJS 234. An intensive study of the analysis of physical evidence in the crime laboratory, with practical laboratory exercises. The objective is to apply skills expected of an entry-level professional in the investigative forensics field that are necessary for the practical analysis of evidence in a criminal investigation. Topics include the comparative disciplines, including impression evidence analysis, trace evidence analysis, and firearms analysis.
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51497 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Overlid, Nathaniel V Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 302 Criminalistics II: The Scientific Disciplines (4)
Prerequisite: CCJS 301. Further intensive study of the analysis of physical evidence in the crime laboratory, with practical laboratory exercises. The goal is to apply skills expected of an entry-level criminalist to the practical analysis of evidence in a criminal investigation. Topics include the applications of the scientific disciplines, including bloodstain pattern analysis, questioned document analysis, controlled dangerous substances analysis, and DNA analysis.
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51548 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wang, Ashley J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 311 Intelligence-Led Policing (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An examination of intelligence-related processes as they apply to domestic law enforcement. The aim is to identify, collect, and assess data and process that information into intelligence that can support strategic and tactical planning. Intelligence reports are reviewed and assessed. Discussion covers the legal and ethical licenses and constraints that provide a framework for intelligence development.
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51027 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Fowler, Stephen M Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 311 Intelligence-Led Policing (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An examination of intelligence-related processes as they apply to domestic law enforcement. The aim is to identify, collect, and assess data and process that information into intelligence that can support strategic and tactical planning. Intelligence reports are reviewed and assessed. Discussion covers the legal and ethical licenses and constraints that provide a framework for intelligence development.
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51756 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Walsh, William F Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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50434 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Talley, James H Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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50484 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Tona, Frank P Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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50626 6982 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Moore, Thomas J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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51617 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Iorillo, David M Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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51663 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Milloff, Timothy J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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51667 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shaver, Jason S. Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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51897 6383 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Walraven, Tracy L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
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51897 6383 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Alexander, Max A. Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53303 7715 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 T 6:30P-9:30P Open Arundel Mills (Hybrid)
Faculty: Royster, Devearl R Bldg/Room: Arundel Mills 214 Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 321 Digital Forensics in the Criminal Justice System (3)
(For students not majoring in criminal justice; not open to students who have completed CCJS 421; does not satisfy prerequisites for other criminal justice courses.) An overview of the criminal justice system and the application of digital forensic evidence in criminal justice cases. The objective is to apply constitutional and case law to the search and seizure of digital evidence, determine the most effective and appropriate forensic response strategies to digital evidence, and provide effective courtroom testimony in a case involving digital evidence. Topics include crime scene procedures and the collection of digital evidence, procedures performed in a digital forensics lab, and the preparation of courtroom testimony by the digital forensic investigator.
Beginning in May 2022, stateside hybrid instruction will return to face-to-face sessions rather than synchronous meetings via Zoom.
Watch your email for required documentation. Welcome back to our hybrid locations!
53304 5165 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Th 6:30P-9:30P Open Shady Grove (Hybrid)
Faculty: Cordani, John R Bldg/Room: Shady Grove Center, Bldg III 2220 Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 340 Law Enforcement Administration (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An introduction to organization and management in law enforcement. The objective is to communicate effectively and apply research skills and management and administrative principles to a law enforcement agency. Topics include structure, process, policy and procedure, communication and authority, division of work and organizational controls, the human element in the organization, and informal interaction in the context of bureaucracy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 340 or CJUS 340.
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50395 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Specht, Jeffrey L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 340 Law Enforcement Administration (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An introduction to organization and management in law enforcement. The objective is to communicate effectively and apply research skills and management and administrative principles to a law enforcement agency. Topics include structure, process, policy and procedure, communication and authority, division of work and organizational controls, the human element in the organization, and informal interaction in the context of bureaucracy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 340 or CJUS 340.
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50628 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hannig, Ernest J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 340 Law Enforcement Administration (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An introduction to organization and management in law enforcement. The objective is to communicate effectively and apply research skills and management and administrative principles to a law enforcement agency. Topics include structure, process, policy and procedure, communication and authority, division of work and organizational controls, the human element in the organization, and informal interaction in the context of bureaucracy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 340 or CJUS 340.
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51539 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hecht, Sheldon J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 340 Law Enforcement Administration (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An introduction to organization and management in law enforcement. The objective is to communicate effectively and apply research skills and management and administrative principles to a law enforcement agency. Topics include structure, process, policy and procedure, communication and authority, division of work and organizational controls, the human element in the organization, and informal interaction in the context of bureaucracy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 340 or CJUS 340.
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51549 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Velez, Hector Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 340 Law Enforcement Administration (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An introduction to organization and management in law enforcement. The objective is to communicate effectively and apply research skills and management and administrative principles to a law enforcement agency. Topics include structure, process, policy and procedure, communication and authority, division of work and organizational controls, the human element in the organization, and informal interaction in the context of bureaucracy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 340 or CJUS 340.
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54248 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ehrlich, Richard S Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 341 Criminal Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended: CCJS 230. An exploration of criminal investigation as it relates to the framework of the law that governs such investigations. Emphasis is on crime scene response, the collection and evaluation of crime scene evidence, the complexity of investigative interviews, and the application of current strategies and technology to further criminal investigations.
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50396 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Holladay, Aaron M Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 341 Criminal Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended: CCJS 230. An exploration of criminal investigation as it relates to the framework of the law that governs such investigations. Emphasis is on crime scene response, the collection and evaluation of crime scene evidence, the complexity of investigative interviews, and the application of current strategies and technology to further criminal investigations.
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51550 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Milner, Michael S Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 341 Criminal Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended: CCJS 230. An exploration of criminal investigation as it relates to the framework of the law that governs such investigations. Emphasis is on crime scene response, the collection and evaluation of crime scene evidence, the complexity of investigative interviews, and the application of current strategies and technology to further criminal investigations.
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52183 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Waltemeyer, David D Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 341 Criminal Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended: CCJS 230. An exploration of criminal investigation as it relates to the framework of the law that governs such investigations. Emphasis is on crime scene response, the collection and evaluation of crime scene evidence, the complexity of investigative interviews, and the application of current strategies and technology to further criminal investigations.
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54223 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Beltz, Richard C Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 341 Criminal Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended: CCJS 230. An exploration of criminal investigation as it relates to the framework of the law that governs such investigations. Emphasis is on crime scene response, the collection and evaluation of crime scene evidence, the complexity of investigative interviews, and the application of current strategies and technology to further criminal investigations.
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54435 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Peck, Derek B Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 342 Crime Scene Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100, CCJS 101, or CCJS 105. Recommended: CCJS 234. An examination of the investigation of crime scenes. The objective is to apply skills expected of an entry-level professional in the investigative forensics field. Topics include the crime scene, crime scene documentation, evidence, and post-crime scene activities.
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50397 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Claassens, Johannes Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 342 Crime Scene Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100, CCJS 101, or CCJS 105. Recommended: CCJS 234. An examination of the investigation of crime scenes. The objective is to apply skills expected of an entry-level professional in the investigative forensics field. Topics include the crime scene, crime scene documentation, evidence, and post-crime scene activities.
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51551 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Dollinger, Marnie G Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 342 Crime Scene Investigation (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100, CCJS 101, or CCJS 105. Recommended: CCJS 234. An examination of the investigation of crime scenes. The objective is to apply skills expected of an entry-level professional in the investigative forensics field. Topics include the crime scene, crime scene documentation, evidence, and post-crime scene activities.
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51911 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Young, Jessica A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 345 Introduction to Security Management (3)
(Formerly CCJS 445) Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A study of the history, concepts, principles, and methods of organizing and administering security management and loss prevention activities in industry, business, and government. The objective is to manage security duties, evaluate and apply risk management principles, and evaluate administrative and operational issues. Discussion covers both private and governmental risk assessment and management and the protection of assets, personnel, and facilities. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 345, CCJS 445, or CCJS 498G.
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50285 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Bogart, Michael P Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 345 Introduction to Security Management (3)
(Formerly CCJS 445) Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A study of the history, concepts, principles, and methods of organizing and administering security management and loss prevention activities in industry, business, and government. The objective is to manage security duties, evaluate and apply risk management principles, and evaluate administrative and operational issues. Discussion covers both private and governmental risk assessment and management and the protection of assets, personnel, and facilities. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 345, CCJS 445, or CCJS 498G.
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51482 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wall, Stephanie A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 345 Introduction to Security Management (3)
(Formerly CCJS 445) Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A study of the history, concepts, principles, and methods of organizing and administering security management and loss prevention activities in industry, business, and government. The objective is to manage security duties, evaluate and apply risk management principles, and evaluate administrative and operational issues. Discussion covers both private and governmental risk assessment and management and the protection of assets, personnel, and facilities. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 345, CCJS 445, or CCJS 498G.
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51525 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hollywood, John H Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 345 Introduction to Security Management (3)
(Formerly CCJS 445) Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A study of the history, concepts, principles, and methods of organizing and administering security management and loss prevention activities in industry, business, and government. The objective is to manage security duties, evaluate and apply risk management principles, and evaluate administrative and operational issues. Discussion covers both private and governmental risk assessment and management and the protection of assets, personnel, and facilities. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 345, CCJS 445, or CCJS 498G.
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52506 6382 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Weissman, Mark J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 345 Introduction to Security Management (3)
(Formerly CCJS 445) Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A study of the history, concepts, principles, and methods of organizing and administering security management and loss prevention activities in industry, business, and government. The objective is to manage security duties, evaluate and apply risk management principles, and evaluate administrative and operational issues. Discussion covers both private and governmental risk assessment and management and the protection of assets, personnel, and facilities. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 345, CCJS 445, or CCJS 498G.
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54186 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Stoddard, Jason M. Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 350 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended CCJS 105 . An examination of juvenile delinquency in relation to the general problem of crime. The aim is to apply theories and identify statutory parameters related to juvenile delinquency, analyze prevention measures, and assess the effectiveness of treatment measures. Topics include factors underlying juvenile delinquency, prevention of criminal acts by youths, and the treatment of delinquents. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 350 or CRIM 450.
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51035 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 350 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended CCJS 105 . An examination of juvenile delinquency in relation to the general problem of crime. The aim is to apply theories and identify statutory parameters related to juvenile delinquency, analyze prevention measures, and assess the effectiveness of treatment measures. Topics include factors underlying juvenile delinquency, prevention of criminal acts by youths, and the treatment of delinquents. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 350 or CRIM 450.
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51552 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 352 Drugs and Crime (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An analysis of the role of criminal justice in controlling the use and abuse of drugs. The objective is to apply effective enforcement strategies, demonstrate case management skills, and analyze the effect of drug policy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 352 or CJUS 352.
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50629 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Martinez, Robert J Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 352 Drugs and Crime (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An analysis of the role of criminal justice in controlling the use and abuse of drugs. The objective is to apply effective enforcement strategies, demonstrate case management skills, and analyze the effect of drug policy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 352 or CJUS 352.
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52054 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hamby, Charles E Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 352 Drugs and Crime (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An analysis of the role of criminal justice in controlling the use and abuse of drugs. The objective is to apply effective enforcement strategies, demonstrate case management skills, and analyze the effect of drug policy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 352 or CJUS 352.
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52055 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jones, Randall Richard Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 352 Drugs and Crime (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An analysis of the role of criminal justice in controlling the use and abuse of drugs. The objective is to apply effective enforcement strategies, demonstrate case management skills, and analyze the effect of drug policy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 352 or CJUS 352.
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53334 4160 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 W 6:00P-9:00P Open Joint Base Andrews (Hybrid)
Faculty: Lee, Karen Joiner Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 352 Drugs and Crime (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. An analysis of the role of criminal justice in controlling the use and abuse of drugs. The objective is to apply effective enforcement strategies, demonstrate case management skills, and analyze the effect of drug policy. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 352 or CJUS 352.
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54373 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Lee, Karen Joiner Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 360 Victimology (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Prerequisite: CCJS 100.Recommended CCJS 105. An overview of the history and theory of victimology in which patterns of victimization are analyzed, with emphasis on types of victims and of crimes. The aim is to identify and apply appropriate preventative measures and responses to victimization. Discussion covers the interaction between victims of crime and the system of criminal justice in terms of the role of the victim and the services that the victim is offered. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 360 or CRIM 360.
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50368 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hoofnagle, Kara K Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 360 Victimology (3)
(Fulfills the general education requirement in behavioral and social sciences.) Prerequisite: CCJS 100.Recommended CCJS 105. An overview of the history and theory of victimology in which patterns of victimization are analyzed, with emphasis on types of victims and of crimes. The aim is to identify and apply appropriate preventative measures and responses to victimization. Discussion covers the interaction between victims of crime and the system of criminal justice in terms of the role of the victim and the services that the victim is offered. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 360 or CRIM 360.
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51558 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hoofnagle, Kara K Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 380 Ethical Behavior in Criminal Justice (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A survey of the standards for ethical behavior that guide criminal justice professionals in different roles and responsibilities. The aim is to make ethical decisions based on informed personal and accepted professional standards. Rules, laws, and codes of conduct are explored as a foundation for discussing individual ethical responsibilities.
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50398 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Greene, Michael Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 380 Ethical Behavior in Criminal Justice (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A survey of the standards for ethical behavior that guide criminal justice professionals in different roles and responsibilities. The aim is to make ethical decisions based on informed personal and accepted professional standards. Rules, laws, and codes of conduct are explored as a foundation for discussing individual ethical responsibilities.
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51559 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Pope, James A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 380 Ethical Behavior in Criminal Justice (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A survey of the standards for ethical behavior that guide criminal justice professionals in different roles and responsibilities. The aim is to make ethical decisions based on informed personal and accepted professional standards. Rules, laws, and codes of conduct are explored as a foundation for discussing individual ethical responsibilities.
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52200 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Ives, James R Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 380 Ethical Behavior in Criminal Justice (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. A survey of the standards for ethical behavior that guide criminal justice professionals in different roles and responsibilities. The aim is to make ethical decisions based on informed personal and accepted professional standards. Rules, laws, and codes of conduct are explored as a foundation for discussing individual ethical responsibilities.
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54403 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Patton, Robert C Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 390 Cybercrime and security (3)
An examination of crimes involving the use of computers. Topics include federal and state laws and investigative and preventive methods used to secure computers. Case studies emphasize security. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 390, CCJS 496, or CCJS 498C.
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50630 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Orr, Douglas A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 390 Cybercrime and security (3)
An examination of crimes involving the use of computers. Topics include federal and state laws and investigative and preventive methods used to secure computers. Case studies emphasize security. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 390, CCJS 496, or CCJS 498C.
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51560 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Jenkins, William Ernest Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 420 Medical and Legal Investigations of Death (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 101, CCJS 100, or CCJS 105. Recommended: CCJS 234. An intensive look at medical and legal investigations into causes of death. The objective is to perform investigative functions at a death scene, determine and apply forensic testing, and analyze and effectively communicate investigative information. Topics include the difference between the medical (or pathological) and legal (or criminal) components of investigations into causes of death, medical and investigative terminology, and the impact of ethics on prosecutions and convictions. Case studies illustrate practical applications of various forms of forensic styles and parameters.
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51561 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Troup, Krista L Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 420 Medical and Legal Investigations of Death (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 101, CCJS 100, or CCJS 105. Recommended: CCJS 234. An intensive look at medical and legal investigations into causes of death. The objective is to perform investigative functions at a death scene, determine and apply forensic testing, and analyze and effectively communicate investigative information. Topics include the difference between the medical (or pathological) and legal (or criminal) components of investigations into causes of death, medical and investigative terminology, and the impact of ethics on prosecutions and convictions. Case studies illustrate practical applications of various forms of forensic styles and parameters.
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52274 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Chernik, Mary Lou Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 421 Principles of Digital Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 321. A hands-on exploration of digital analysis based on the overarching principles of data integrity and search and comparison as they relate to digital evidence. Focus is on the data and forensic tools and methodologies used to explore these overarching principles critical to digital evidence and analysis. The comparison and correlation of digital artifacts provide a solid introduction to all facets of digital analysis.
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50631 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Olman, Vincent W Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 421 Principles of Digital Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 321. A hands-on exploration of digital analysis based on the overarching principles of data integrity and search and comparison as they relate to digital evidence. Focus is on the data and forensic tools and methodologies used to explore these overarching principles critical to digital evidence and analysis. The comparison and correlation of digital artifacts provide a solid introduction to all facets of digital analysis.
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51562 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Weidner, Geoffrey R Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 440 Fingerprint Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 301. A comprehensive study of friction ridge analysis in fingerprints. Emphasis is on the practical analysis of evidence in a criminal investigation. The objective is to apply skills expected of an entry-level fingerprint professional, including assessing surfaces for viable latent fingerprints; evaluating how to process and collect latent fingerprints; analyzing, comparing, evaluating, and verifying fingerprint evidence; and conveying findings. Topics include processing and comparison methodologies, historical and biological foundations of impressions, and legal aspects.
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50632 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Gardner, Jean V Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 440 Fingerprint Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 301. A comprehensive study of friction ridge analysis in fingerprints. Emphasis is on the practical analysis of evidence in a criminal investigation. The objective is to apply skills expected of an entry-level fingerprint professional, including assessing surfaces for viable latent fingerprints; evaluating how to process and collect latent fingerprints; analyzing, comparing, evaluating, and verifying fingerprint evidence; and conveying findings. Topics include processing and comparison methodologies, historical and biological foundations of impressions, and legal aspects.
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53208 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brothers-Gray, Darlene A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 441 Firearms and Toolmarks Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 301. A comprehensive study of toolmark evidence, including toolmarks imparted by firearms. Discussion covers the practical analysis of evidence in a criminal investigation. The aim is to assess toolmarks; examine, compare, evaluate, and verify firearm and toolmark evidence; and convey findings. Topics include comparison methodologies, historical and mechanical foundations of toolmarks, and legal aspects. Focus is on developing the foundational knowledge and applied skills expected of an entry-level professional in the firearms and toolmarks field.
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51028 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Johnson, Kathleen A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 441 Firearms and Toolmarks Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 301. A comprehensive study of toolmark evidence, including toolmarks imparted by firearms. Discussion covers the practical analysis of evidence in a criminal investigation. The aim is to assess toolmarks; examine, compare, evaluate, and verify firearm and toolmark evidence; and convey findings. Topics include comparison methodologies, historical and mechanical foundations of toolmarks, and legal aspects. Focus is on developing the foundational knowledge and applied skills expected of an entry-level professional in the firearms and toolmarks field.
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51646 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Stein, Paul C Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 461 Psychology of Criminal Behavior (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended: CCJS 105. An overview of delinquent and criminal behavior from a developmental, cognitive-behavioral perspective. The aim is to apply theoretical perspectives (behavioral, emotional, and cognitive) to analyze real or hypothetical criminal scenarios; to identify the various factors that encourage or discourage criminal behavior; and to explain the use of risk assessment tools at various stages of the criminal justice process. Factors that influence the development of adults and juveniles on the road to crime are examined to assess culpability for criminal behavior. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 461 or CRIM 455.
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50361 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: White, Henry Nathaniel Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 461 Psychology of Criminal Behavior (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 100. Recommended: CCJS 105. An overview of delinquent and criminal behavior from a developmental, cognitive-behavioral perspective. The aim is to apply theoretical perspectives (behavioral, emotional, and cognitive) to analyze real or hypothetical criminal scenarios; to identify the various factors that encourage or discourage criminal behavior; and to explain the use of risk assessment tools at various stages of the criminal justice process. Factors that influence the development of adults and juveniles on the road to crime are examined to assess culpability for criminal behavior. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: CCJS 461 or CRIM 455.
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51378 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Shusko, Robin A Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 495 Issues in Criminal Justice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course for criminal justice degree majors; to be taken in a student's last 15 credits). Prerequisites: CCJS 230, CCJS 340, CCJS 341, CCJS 345, and CCJS 380. An integrative study of the various components of the American criminal justice system. The goal is to apply principles of interagency cooperation, critical thinking, and systems approaches to solve practical problems in a criminal justice environment. Topics include problem solving, case study analysis, strategic planning, teamwork, and professional writing.
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50633 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Cedar, Brian P Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 495 Issues in Criminal Justice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course for criminal justice degree majors; to be taken in a student's last 15 credits). Prerequisites: CCJS 230, CCJS 340, CCJS 341, CCJS 345, and CCJS 380. An integrative study of the various components of the American criminal justice system. The goal is to apply principles of interagency cooperation, critical thinking, and systems approaches to solve practical problems in a criminal justice environment. Topics include problem solving, case study analysis, strategic planning, teamwork, and professional writing.
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51146 6981 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Scott, Gregory R Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 495 Issues in Criminal Justice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course for criminal justice degree majors; to be taken in a student's last 15 credits). Prerequisites: CCJS 230, CCJS 340, CCJS 341, CCJS 345, and CCJS 380. An integrative study of the various components of the American criminal justice system. The goal is to apply principles of interagency cooperation, critical thinking, and systems approaches to solve practical problems in a criminal justice environment. Topics include problem solving, case study analysis, strategic planning, teamwork, and professional writing.
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51624 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Hendrix, Leroy Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 495 Issues in Criminal Justice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course for criminal justice degree majors; to be taken in a student's last 15 credits). Prerequisites: CCJS 230, CCJS 340, CCJS 341, CCJS 345, and CCJS 380. An integrative study of the various components of the American criminal justice system. The goal is to apply principles of interagency cooperation, critical thinking, and systems approaches to solve practical problems in a criminal justice environment. Topics include problem solving, case study analysis, strategic planning, teamwork, and professional writing.
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51624 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Closed Online
Faculty: Walker, Stephen E. Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 495 Issues in Criminal Justice (3)
(Intended as a final, capstone course for criminal justice degree majors; to be taken in a student's last 15 credits). Prerequisites: CCJS 230, CCJS 340, CCJS 341, CCJS 345, and CCJS 380. An integrative study of the various components of the American criminal justice system. The goal is to apply principles of interagency cooperation, critical thinking, and systems approaches to solve practical problems in a criminal justice environment. Topics include problem solving, case study analysis, strategic planning, teamwork, and professional writing.
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51900 6381 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Hendrix, Leroy Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 497 Correctional Administration (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 230, CCJS 340, CCJS 341, CCJS 345, CCJS 380. An examination of prison administration, including theories of management and institutional structure and purpose. Objectives include the application of organizational concepts, leadership, and effective administrative approaches to the management of correctional institutions and offender populations. Emphasis is on concepts of organizational structure, communication, self-assessment, short- and long-term strategic operational planning, decision making, and human resources.
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50360 6980 15 Jun 2022-09 Aug 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Stephenson, Dennis L. Syllabus Course Materials
CCJS 497 Correctional Administration (3)
Prerequisite: CCJS 230, CCJS 340, CCJS 341, CCJS 345, CCJS 380. An examination of prison administration, including theories of management and institutional structure and purpose. Objectives include the application of organizational concepts, leadership, and effective administrative approaches to the management of correctional institutions and offender populations. Emphasis is on concepts of organizational structure, communication, self-assessment, short- and long-term strategic operational planning, decision making, and human resources.
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51564 6380 18 May 2022-12 Jul 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Wallenstein, Arthur M Syllabus Course Materials
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